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How to Use a Router With Edge Bits and Groove Bits

Learn how to use a router and the different shaping and cutting bits that are available.

Excerpted from Do It Yourself Home Improvement

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Check the manual for details of your model. Most have a stopper block can store three settings at once — this saves time when a job involves routing at different depths. Use an even speed when pushing the router across wood: If you go too fast the cut will be rough, but go too slowly and burn marks may appear. Do not reduce the bit speed until it is clear of the surface.

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